Australia “should not face intimidation from so-called allies under the auspices of defense cooperation,” said Kate Hudson, general secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. “The TPNW offers the best chance for lasting global peace and security and a clear road map for nuclear disarmament.”
‘So Irresponsible’: US Condemned for Warning Australia Against Joining Anti-Nuclear Treaty.
Australia “should not face intimidation from so-called allies under the auspices of defense cooperation,” said one advocate.https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2022/11/08/russia-us-eye-nuclear-arms-reduction-talks-in-coming-weeks-kommersant-a79313JULIA CONLEY, November 9, 2022, Anti-nuclear weapons campaigners rebukedthe Biden administration on Wednesday over its opposition to Australia’s newly announced voting position on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which could signal the country’s willingness to sign on to the agreement.
AsThe Guardianreported, the U.S. Embassy in Canberra warned Australian officials that the Labour government’s decision to adopt an “abstain” position regarding the treaty—after five years of opposing…
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